China secretly expands cheap Russian crude oil imports Filling the gap in Europe and America | Reuters

On May 20, shipping data and oil traders revealed that China was secretly expanding imports of cheap Russian crude oil. Taken in June 2019 at … Read more

Iraq invasion is “brutal”, Mr. Bush mistakes for Ukraine | Reuters

Former US President Bush (child) said on the 18th that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was “brutal” and “injustice”, mistaken for the invasion of Iraq that … Read more

Focus: Turkey “waited” to join NATO in two Scandinavian countries | Reuters

[Istanbul / Washington / Brussels, 18th Reuters]–When Finland and Sweden announced their intention to make a historic decision to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization … Read more

Russia launches next-generation laser weapons in Ukraine = Deputy Prime Minister Borisov | Reuters

On May 18, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Borisov (in charge of military development) revealed that Russian troops are using next-generation laser weapons in combat in … Read more

Russia deports 85 diplomats from France, Italy and Spain | Reuters

On May 18, Russia announced that it would deport a total of 85 diplomats from France, Spain and Italy. Countermeasures against the deportation of Russian … Read more

Sri Lanka to default today Interest payment grace period expires | Reuters

On May 18, Sri Lanka is expected to be sentenced to default by a rating agency on the same day that the grace period for … Read more

EU continues to aim for Russia’s oil embargo agreement in May = diplomatic sources | Reuters

The European Union (EU) continues to aim to agree on a gradual embargo on Russian oil later this month. Taken in March 2019 (2022 Reuters … Read more

Western sanctions against Russia, triggering global economic crisis = President Putin | Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on the 12th that the strict sanctions imposed on Russia by Western countries following the Ukrainian conflict caused a global … Read more

Column: A virtual image of the “bad yen depreciation” theory, fortune-telling the whereabouts of the structural depreciation = Osamu Takashima | Reuters

Osamu Takashima Citigroup Global Markets Chief FX Strategist [Tokyo 12th]–The theory of “bad yen depreciation” is rampant in Japan. There is no need to discuss … Read more